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Woman uses story of cheating former husband to sell house

Eric Pfeiffer
The Sideshow

Elle Zober describes herself as "scorned" and "slightly bitter." And the recently divorced Oregon woman hopes those feelings of resentment will help her sell a house.

Local Fox affiliate KPTV reports that the For Sale sign in Zober's front yard reads, "Husband left us for a 22-year-old. House for sale by scorned, slightly bitter, newly single owner."

Zober even created a website for the house titled Great Family Home.

However, Zober is practicing some discretion in screening potential buyers; as the sign points out, "Adulterers need not apply."

But anyone is free to buy a $5 fridge magnet version of the sign, via the site's merchandising section.

As the sign notes, Zober says she and her former husband split after he allegedly left her and their two children for a younger woman.

Nonetheless, her ex-husband gave her permission to disclose the information in the For Sale sign, as Zober explains on the site: "Here's the deal—the sign and this entire site was made with my ex-husband's expressed permission and approval. He even paid for the cost of half of the signs."

Zober goes on to note that they have not shown the sign to their children.

So, why exactly have the former couple gone through all this effort to very publicly air their dirty laundry?

"As long as it sells the house, we're good," Zober told KPTV. "Neither of us wants the house to end up in foreclosure."

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